Translation of evolve in Spanish:


evolucionar, v.

Pronunciation /iˈvɑlv/ /ɪˈvɒlv/

See Spanish definition of evolucionar

intransitive verb

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    • If all organisms evolved from a single common ancestor, what do these groups actually represent?
    • It is now thought that the genes for the rod and cone pigments evolved from a common ancestral gene.
    • By the late Oligocene, the two modern lineages of cetaceans had evolved from archaeocete ancestors.
    • But planes would still fly, and life still evolves through natural selection, common descent, and the known workings of genetics.
    • The limbs of tetrapod vertebrates evolved from fins, with the digits as a novel feature.
    • How many times have truffle parasites evolved from cicada parasites in Cordyceps?
    • I'm a big believer in Darwin's theory that all life forms evolved from amoebae.
    • Evolutionary biologists call this phenomenon, in which an organism evolves just to stay in place, the Red Queen hypothesis.
    • He envisions society as an organism that evolves and develops by differentiation.
    • Over millions of years these organisms would develop, adapt and evolve into newly created organisms.
    • But not all scientists agree that life evolved from chemicals in the primordial soup.
    • The linkage between genes and behaviour is clear, but it did not evolve by natural selection.
    • What does it mean to be made in God's own image if humans evolved from ape-like ancestors?
    • Not one word is said about how single cells could evolve into a multiple-celled organism.
    • Apparently the species evolved from Homo erectus, who somehow managed to reach Flores, perhaps by rafting.
    • I believe it reinforces the inescapable conclusion that we evolved from single cells.
    • Man himself was not created as a separate species but evolved like every other organism by a process of evolution.
    • Just because certain creatures may look similar does not mean they have evolved from a common ancestor.
    • They evolved from a common ancestor but for both nations to play each other at all a hybrid set of rules has had to be devised.
    • At one end of the continuum we have the notion of a population of organisms evolving into something else.
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    (idea/system) evolucionar
    (idea/system) desarrollarse
    • His son Charles joined the firm at the age of 13 and the business gradually evolved into providing pet and garden supplies.
    • The delicate ceramic pieces began with a simple meaning and gradually evolved into something deeper.
    • Trains on railways such as these moved slowly, and the footpaths alongside them gradually evolved into roads.
    • Gradually they evolved into plump stone discs with a handle protruding from the top surface.
    • Having now evolved into a mature form, the Asian way no longer appears as the glaring parody it once seemed in bygone eras.
    • Some of the new names at past British Opens soon evolved into familiar names.
    • Often my films have started in one place and evolved into something very different.
    • Gradually the notion of consent evolved into informed consent, with the emphasis being on information about risks.
    • But with the growth of bowling infrastructure over the years, it has evolved into a popular sport.
    • Other cafes evolved into centres for the arts and sciences.
    • What started as a very limited levy has evolved into the federal government's main source of cash.
    • Deference to the prime minister has evolved into properly aggressive reporting.
    • What began as a joke evolved into a plan to capture a camcorder keepsake of their trip - then turned into a widescreen spectacular.
    • By the 17th century, the simple knot garden had evolved into designs as complicated as those of embroidered cloth.
    • And somewhere along the way, the street-cool ethos of the zine has evolved into a lucrative retail format.
    • It could have evolved into a prize sometimes given to mathematicians and sometimes computer scientists.
    • What I inherited from him was a love and knowledge of the countryside which evolved into a more conscious environmentalism.
    • It looks like the playing field has evolved into a mine field, and the big boys encourage the new kids to play hopscotch there.
    • By the 17th century, they had evolved into a number of distinct clans.
    • By the next week it had evolved into something I had hoped I might never see again.

transitive verb

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    (system/theory) desarrollar